The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 2, 1950 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, June 2, 1950
Page 7
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FRIDAY, JUNE 2, 1B50 BLYTHKVILLn, (AUK.) COUTUER NEWS * A ft IT Miner Renews Lewis Battle Ex-UMW Official Says Threats Made Against His Life CANTON. 111., June, 2. VD—Lloyd fc&. Sidencr has renewed his fight *rith John L. Lewis and the United Mine Workers because, he salt) threats were made against his Hfc Jast night. The Canton coal itlner. who settled his scrap with Lewis and (hi union in writing yesterday, .said he will the FBI to InvcsngAtt the threats made to h's family ir several telephone calls. He said the calls were made b> a woman mid came a few hour: after he bad signed a formal pape: settling a complaint he had made against the UMW charging unfai labor practices. Sidencr, former president of th UMW local 1155 at Canton, sai that because of the threats IIR sen a telegram to Robert M.. Denham general counsel of the National La bor Relations Board, r^Questing tha the board not approve yesterday settlement. He said he asked Den Iniu to reinstate the charges I 1 originally filed against Lewis an the UMW. Agreement violated Siriener said the threats receive by his wife, Argyle, and his bro ther, Philip, violated an agrcernct between himself and the union. 1 said Lewis' attorney, Harrlso LSombs. had promised the NLU ^?li Chicago that if the case wa settled Sidener'a fellow worke would "bend over backwards to 1 nice to him. M Ridener, who had returned to 1 work at the Buckheart coal mine 1 Wednesday, said his fellow workers "have hardly recognised me." Sidener said he reported the telephone calls to the sheriff's office but an unidentified deputy sheriff told him ihe calls were from a "crank." Sidener said he did not agree. ifriener Ousted Sidener was ousted from his union post, fined $50,000 and thrown out of work on March 6, one day after the nationwide UMW strike ended. He had attempted to lead a back-io-work movement during the strike. He denied UMW charges he had attempted to organize a. rival mins union. In the agreement, the union rescinded the fine, restored S'dener's Job and agreed with the Buckhart coal mine that he receive $2,200 for time lost from work. The documents signed by Sidener nriri a. union representative must be approved by the NliRB in Washington before becoming official. Negro Church Has 4 ^Pastors in Century LOUISVILLE', Ky. —(/TV- Green .Street Baptist Church and its Negro congregation is 106 years old. And it has had only four pastors In that time. Founded In 1844 by n group of W slaves, the church now has an active membership of 500. In .contrast to It* .stately pillared temple of today, Green Street Church had its humble beginning In n livery stable which tha members by tha work of their own hands converted Into a. suitable house ot worship. The founders could neither read nor vrlte, so an Interested white friend served R.I secretary. The records in Equals a yeoi's su of ehec« tor five rm Iron ftconttf. Estimates based on rent consumption idles. hat it means in terms of food on the family table. Jtt/e Rock f ye Specialists }eny Charge oi Fee-Splitting' 'Old Debb'd Rain Persistently Plagued Blythev'dle in May "Old debbil rain" continued to plague Blythevllle residents during May a.s ;i total of 5.94 inches of rain fell during 16 wet days. This was five more days of rain :han fell during May of last year and 1.12 Inches more total rainfall. About the only consolation Blythe- vllle residents can' flnd these days is the fact that the thennomrter his clear script are still legible. First of the church's four pastors was the Rev. George W ell.i , who served through six of the congregation's formative years, dying la 1850. The -second minister, the Rev. Richard Snealhen. served 20 years seeing his people emerge from slavery. The Rev. Daniel Abraham Gnddie guided the flock, for 39 years. And a similar period spanned by the service of Rev Henry Wise Jones, vfho has jus 1 retired. s beginning to rise at long las ind most people have taken to th welcome relief of n warmer sea.soi The menu temperature for las month was 72.9 degrees with an a^ crage maximum of 83,7 degrees ar an average minimum of 62.2 degree The high maximum was 97 dc grees and the low maximum was G degrees. In May of lfl-19, the mean ten raturc was 73.1 degrees and tl average maximum 85.2 degrees. Th average minimum was 61 nncl th high maximum 97 degrees. Sixt> sis degrees was the low maxhnu temperature and 43 degrees the lo minimum. The high minimum 72 degrees. For May of 1950, the low min mum was 51 and the high minima 10 decrees. So Blytheville's bitter battle changes from "cold, cold weathc to one of "rain, rain, go away." LITTLE ROCK. June 2, </n — nirteen. Little Rock eye specialists id an optical equipment company ave formally denied charges of ec-splittinfi." The physicians; the Precision Op- cal Service, Inc., and its mann^er, aymond Williamson, were tinmcd cfendnnls in n suit filet) by the rkansas State Hoard nf Optomctry Pulaski Chancery Court ycstcr- ay. The board accused the defend- nts of conspiring so thnt trie physi- ans got rebates from charges Wil- amson made for manufacturing yeglnsses iuidc?r prescriptions of the :iecia!isUs. They also were charged iih conspiring lo sot a layman Williamson) up as an optometrist. Lasl. night EiiRtnc Warren, at- nipy tor ihe defendants, declared lie suit was an "attempt to corner lie eyeglasses business and .smear eputable eye, ear, nose and Ihronl specialists," Wavreu said soiuc ot the physt- ins helper! WillLnmsnn financially rgntiiainB the business and red (Uvtdcnds on ilicir invest- cnt. Ho denied there were an> lickbncks." Williamson and his wile no\v con- ol all the stock, Warren said. .All rfpndanLs arc operating fully with- i the law, he added. 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